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      n   Río de la ('rio de la). an estuary on the SE coast of South America, between Argentina and Uruguay, formed by the Uruguay and Paraná Rivers. Length: 275 km (171 miles). Width: (at its mouth) 225 km (140 miles),   (Also called)    La Plata     (English name)    (River) Plate  

La Plata     (Spanish)  
1    a port in E Argentina, near the Río de la Plata estuary: founded in 1882 and modelled on Washington DC; university (1897). Pop.: 642979 (1991)  
2       See (Río de la)       Plata  
Mar del Plata     (Spanish)  
      n   a city and resort in E Argentina, on the Atlantic: fishing port. Pop.: 512880 (1991)  
Río de la Plata  
      n      See       Plata  
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